Here you will find the YTD passenger car leaders in the United States for December 2018 YTD. Each month we compile passenger car sales data and reports for North American markets and analyze it to create the best selling list below.
Passenger cars took a hit in 2018. Buyers seem to prefer crossovers and SUVs instead of sedans, coupes, hatchbacks, and wagons.
Some notable declines include the two leaders of the pack: Toyota Camry and Honda Civic. Toyota’s Camry was down 32.86 percent for December 2018 compared to this time last year, and for the entire year, sales were down 11.27 percent. Honda Civic’s sales dropped by 15.99 percent in December and 13.66 percent YTD.
There were a few bright spots for passenger cars though. The Kia Rio may have seen a December sales drop of .62 percent, but for the YTD sales percentage, it was up by 37.8 percent. The Acura RLX, while not a huge seller, also saw favorable increases of 16.3 percent for December and 56.10 percent year on year.
Overall, there were a lot of sales decreases, but particular models seem to have to made progress.
Best Selling Passenger Car Rankings
Top Passenger Car Sales Figures – This Month
This sales table of shows the top passenger car sales performers in the United States, including their year on year growth rates both for the most recent month and year to date figures. Note that this table is sortable and that it fees the chart below. You can easily change the chart by filtering and sorting the below table.
For reference US = United States Sales for the month, US LY = Last Year’s United States Sales for the month, US vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate, YTD = United States Sales Year to Date, YTD LY = Last Year’s United States Year to Date Sales, YTD vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate.